How I Lost 6 Pounds on Vacation

How I Lost 6 Pounds on Vacation - I went to France for a month and lost six pounds. Here

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email or follow me on Facebook or twitter.I went to France for a month and lost six pounds. Here’s how I think it happened. We spent 30 days in Europe this fall. I ate a chausson aux […]

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Prioritizing The Grocery Budget

Prioritizing the Grocery Budget - With the rise in grocery prices comes the need to prioritize how we spend our money. What is most important to you when it comes to food expenses?

With the rise in grocery prices comes the need to prioritize how we spend our money. What is most important to you when it comes to food expenses? Yesterday’s Grocery Geek tally was a bit sobering. We’ve already spent half the month’s budget and it’s only the 9th?! True, we started with nothing. True, I […]

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Grocery Geek Finds Butter

Trader Joe

I feed a small army of eight. This is how I do it without going broke. We try to buy natural organic groceries when we can and still save money on food costs through wise shopping. This week signified the end of the party. My kids got back into school. My husband went back to […]

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Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving Side Dishes | Good Cheap Eats

Thanksgiving will be here soon! Get thinking about your menu with some of these delicious side dish recipes. Thanksgiving is our family’s favorite holiday. Oh sure, we like Christmas and Easter. But the food on Thanksgiving rocks it, you know? And really? It’s the side dishes for me. That’s what makes Thanksgiving. I’d rather eat […]

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Check Out Grocery Outlet for Great Prices

Check Out Grocery Outlet for Great Prices and Win a Gift Card

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. Congrats to the winners: wibryan@ and gilliandevin@ The following content is sponsored by Grocery Outlet: I was never a “partier” in college. Beer has never been my thing. But, after spending a year in France and learning about the lovely relationship between wine and food, you could call me a wine lover. […]

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Jessika’s Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies

Jessika

I think these just might be the best chocolate chip cookies in the whole wide world. Try them and let me know. My friend Jessika is amazing. And just like her, her Chocolate Chip Cookies are, too. Seriously. Last time we spent the weekend at their house she was baking up a storm, on our […]

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Win a Copy of Good Cheap Eats

GCE FishChick

Win one of three copies of Good Cheap Eats each week in November. This giveaway is now CLOSED. Congrats to the winners: mjwoodfill@, mlmklm@, and anrohlfi@ A couple months ago, my third cookbook was released in stores. Thank you to all of you who have supported me and Good Cheap Eats through your purchases and your shares with friends! […]

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Savor the Taste of Fall with Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkin Recipes for Fall | Good Cheap Eats

Fall is here! Enjoy one of these tasty pumpkin treats in celebration. After such an intensely hot summer, we’ve been looking forward to fall. Even Starbucks wanted fall to come early…they released their limited-time Pumpkin Spice Latte back in summer. Now that fall is officially here and the temps are beginning to drop, whipping up […]

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Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas - Enchiladas are a perfect meal. Don

Enchiladas are a perfect meal. Don’t buy frozen and don’t go out. Make these at home and enjoy the savings and the amazing flavor. I think one of my favorite meals of all time is enchiladas. It doesn’t really matter what kind, I like them all. Except the ones made with flour tortillas. Kinda mushy […]

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Grocery Geek Comes Home

empty refrigerator

After a month of shopping in French and English grocery stores, the grocery geek is home! And ready to fill up the fridge. This is what I woke up to on Wednesday morning: a very empty refrigerator. Look at all this lovely white space! I was loathe to fill it up, but kids gotta eat, […]

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